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How does gestron injection works and what does it do and how effective is it?

Gestone injection?: You mean gestone injection, right? Please read below... Best luck.... http://www. Babycenter. Com/400_gestone-injection-is-provided-daily-for-me-why_7486554_981.bc. ...Read more

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Why did I get gastro twice?

Why did I get gastro twice?

Recuring GI symptoms: Lots of things can cause GI distress to recur--incompletely treated infection (e.g. Giardia) or re-exposure with re-infection; maldigestion (pancreatic insufficiency) or malabsorption (celiac sprue); food intolerances with re-exposure to the offending substance (lactose, sorbitol, etc.), irritable bowel syndrome, missed diagnosis (incomplete evaluation), non-gi related problems (uti, pid, etc.). ...Read more

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How do avoid gastro problems?

How do avoid gastro problems?

It depends: You need to be more specific on what kinds of gastro problem you might have, is it feeling bloated? Pain after a meal? Regurgitation? Diarrhea? Etc...Eat less sugar, fat and try gluten free foods with smaller portions and more frequency would be a great start! Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the causes of gastro?

What is the causes of gastro?

Most are virus: Most causes are rotovirus and norwalk virus. They are limited and usually resolve on its own without the use of antibiotics. Oral rehydration is the best way to keep up with fluid losses. ...Read more

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What can I eat when I have gastro?

What can I eat when I have gastro?

Bland diet: Stay on a bland diet, nothing greasy or fried. Stay away from milk and juice but drink electrolyte providing liquids. Your diarrhea should clear up in 5-7 days. ...Read more

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What are gastro-resistant tablets?

What are gastro-resistant tablets?

Pills that: Do not dissolve in the stomach (for the most part) so that the medication can be absorbed in the intestines. ...Read more

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Safe medicines for gastroentrities?

Safe medicines for gastroentrities?

Gastroenteritis: Depends on the age or if there are any other medical conditions present including the use of other medication. Children most doctors don't prescribe medication and let the illness run its course for risk of causing decrease intestinal movement (ileus) and causing a toxic colon. In adults with no other medication or no illnesses there are multiple otc medication to take including Imodium (loperamide) or pepto. ...Read more

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Dear gastro, what is Rifoximin for?

Travelers diarrhea: Typically used for travelers diarrhea. Now also marketer for IBS with diarrhea. Also used to treat hepatic encephalopathy in end stage liver disease (cirrhosis) ...Read more

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Yakult for gastro, can it actually help?

Yakult for gastro, can it actually help?

Is a probiotic dairy: Probiotics put good organisms into your gut. Yakult is a branded dairy drink that contains lactobacillus ; is available over-the-counter. It needs to be taken daily to maintain the probiotic organism population. Benefits include: less gas, regulated bowels, prevent infections, improve digestion, decrease inflammation. Alternative probiotics don't require refrigeration ; offer different organisms. ...Read more

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Why are some people more prone to gastro?

Gastro?: It is not clear what you mean by 'gastro'. Could you rephrase your question and resubmit it? ...Read more

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Can you get the same bout of gastro twice?

Can you get the same bout of gastro twice?

Depends on how you.: Define "same". Many organisms, both viral and bacterial, have different strains that do not cross protect against one another. ...Read more

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Have can I do about medical gastroc injury?

Have can I do about medical gastroc injury?

RICE: Rest, ice elevation and compression until it is checked by your doctor. Need to rule out a muscle tear. ...Read more

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How does gastrodin help me feel less anxious?

How does gastrodin help me feel less anxious?

Anxiolytic: Gastrodin is the major component of tian ma, a chinese herbal medicine that appears to have an anxiolytic effect. The mechanism of this is not well understood. Gastrodin is not approved by the fda or available as a prescription medication in the us. ...Read more

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What food should I eat after getting over gastro?

What you want: You should be able to eat whatever you want. Common sense would suggest avoiding really spicy foods for a few more days. Raw foods may be a bit harsh for now so steam or stir fry. Berries will be helpful as well. ...Read more

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When can I go back to the gym after having gastro?

When can I go back to the gym after having gastro?

"Gastro" what?: Please complete your question. Do you mean gastroenteritis, gastroscopy, etc. Happy to help if we know what you're asking. ...Read more

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Will I get gastro if two of my family has a history of it?

Gastro?: Gastro what? Gastroenteritis? Gastroparesis? Gastric Prolapse? Gastritis? Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)? We need a little more info to try to answer this one. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods do I need to eat to soothe gastrous reflux?

Please suggest what foods do I need to eat to soothe gastrous reflux?

See a doctor...: Heartburn is very common. If symptoms are persistent for months at a time and/or cannot be relieved with dietary or lifestyle changes then it will be necessary to see a gastroenterologist and endoscopy may be needed to further evaluate. Common dietary recommendations include avoidance of citrus, chocolate, onions, mints, peppers, carbonated drinks and alcohol. Also, avoid overeating! ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods do I eat to soothe and heal gastrous reflux?

Please suggest what foods do I eat to soothe and heal gastrous reflux?

Here few: Non acid fruits like melons, bananas, oatmeal, salads but avoid onions and tomatoes include broccolli/green beans/celery. Baked and grilled chicken/turkey/fish, brown rice. Avoid coffee, carbonated sodas, smoking, energy drinks, spice food, eating before going to bed. May be, eating 6 times a day lower calories meals. Weight loss if obese. Avoid tight cloths. ...Read more

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Bunches of questions an concerns about my gastro issues. If u are not in the gastro field please do not reply. Thanks!

Not a GI Doctor.: But did want to let you know that this is way too general for any Healthtap doctors to answer. Please break down entries into specific and clear questions (one topic each). ...Read more

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What to do if I have been prescribed gastro resistant pills and have been told to take this capsules for life, why is this?

Don't know: We don't know your diagnosis. We know that you have a specific release form of a medication but we don't know what the medication is. We would need to have some pertinent info before we attempted to answer this. ...Read more

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Dear gastro, tell me the name of another medicine like function of Rifoximin. I need multinational for inside of country.?

Rifoximin: Trade names of this product include Xifaxan, (rifaximin) Xifaxanta, and Normix. There may be others available in the UAE but your pharmacist would be the best resource. ...Read more

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I was exposed to someone who had gastro over 3 days ago and I am not sick. I haven't seen them since is there a chance I can still get it or not?

I was exposed to someone who had gastro over 3 days ago and I am not sick. I haven't seen them since is there a chance I can still get it or not?

Still a small chance: These infections usually incubate over a two to three day period, so you're almost out of the woods. If you don't have any symptoms by tomorrow, then you're probably OK. ...Read more

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Met with two gastros and get the feeling all they care about is performing procedures. How can I find a good gastro willing to help and work with me?

Met with two gastros and get the feeling all they care about is performing procedures. How can I find a good gastro willing to help and work with me?

Maybe you need...: ...The procedures they recommended (since both docs gave you the same advice). If still seeking a third opinion, ask who among your contact is satisfied with their gastroenterologist. Or, ask your primary care provider for a referral to someone you may like (after all, your pcp knows your personality ; who you may best mesh with). But what will you do if the third opinion recommends a procedure? ...Read more

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What does gastrin do?

What does gastrin do?

Acid feedback loop: Gastrin is a hormone that responds to the amount of stomach acid produced--not enough acid causes gastrin levels to rise to stimulate acid production. Gastrin is suppressed when acid levels are adequate in normal patients. However, in those with hypersecretory states like zollinger-ellison syndrome, gastrin is continually produced in high concentration resulting in excess acid, diarrhea, ulcers. ...Read more

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What is done in a gastro-enteroscopy?

Camera down mouth: Along camera is inserted through your mouth and into your stomach and the first portion of your small intestine this is performed while you are either completely asleep using anesthesia or in a twilight/ conscious state. As the camera is slowly withdrawn images of your small intestine stomach and esophagus are taken and closely examined. The doctor can take biopsies /remove tissue such as a polyp ...Read more

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Good diet for someone who had gastro enteritis?

Gastro: Gastroenteritis is usually a viral illness that results in nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea. Hydration is very important, but you want to make sure you are replacing electrolytes which you lose - in younger kids, pedialyte and gatorade work. A bland easily digestible diet like toast and bananas work well. Many cultures use rice. ...Read more

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